Elissa Gould, M.S., L-CAT, ATR-BC (17-260) - Art Therapist
Elissa Gould is a Board-Certified Art Therapist. She received both a Master Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling and a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts from the College of New Rochelle. She has extensive experience working with adults with mental health concerns as well as with older adults in the continuum of care of retirement communities. Elissa cultivates a down-to-earth and welcoming space for clients by emphasizing experience openness, and process over product. She encourages clients to allow for freedom of expression without fear of judgment. Her extensive studio art background invites a wide variety of art-based mediums to the Art Therapy experience, from collage and ceramics to printmaking and painting.